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Brian Kilroy

Brian Kilroy served as Vice President of MBNA America Bank and the Bank of America where he led the Financial Advisory Service Division, a global business providing specialized hardship assistance, financial counseling, education and loan programs on a worldwide basis. As the Financial Advisory Service Division executive, he created, implemented, managed and directed employee assistance programs and operations centers in support of more than 28,000 clients in the United States and multiple international sites.

Kilroy also held management positions at MBNA in People Services, Corporate Relocations, Human Resources, and Telesales prior to his appointment to head the Financial Advisory Service Division. Before joining MBNA in 1997, he served in marketing and sales management positions in the consumer, automotive, marine and insurance industries.

He attended North Carolina Wesleyan College, is a certified housing and crisis counselor and an active volunteer and supporter of Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Brian Kilroy

Most Recent Articles

Is Divorce Ruining The Planet?

Tuesday, 04 December 2007 14:00
As I toggled through today's news, I was surprised to find an article linking divorce to the decline of our green planet. I thought I'd heard it all, but I guess I was wrong. Now it seems that the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability at …
Just about everyone loathes the process of buying a car. But if you're a divorced woman, buying a car can possibly be particularly challenging, especially if your ex was the "mechanic" of the household, and you were happy to let him be the expert on …
Determining the best alternative for financing a child's education is often a daunting task even for married couples. For divorced families, the task becomes even more complex.In cases involving divorce, not only can there be differing&

Teaching Kids About Money

Saturday, 29 August 2009 19:15
Chances are good that you have full or partial custody of your kids. This means that you play an extremely critical role in their development, and possibly, a larger role than ever before.If you're like many divorced moms, this might sometimes cause …

How to Pay for Your Education After Divorce

Saturday, 17 November 2012 08:30
We've received letters from divorced women asking how best to go about paying for their education in order to become better positioned for new career opportunities. This is a question that many divorced women face when they are re-entering the…

Car Buying 101

Wednesday, 09 June 2010 11:00
Just about everyone hates car shopping. Whether you’re buying or leasing, it always seems to end same way: The dealer does well and you lose your shirt.If you’re tired of getting stung, maybe you need to become a more savvy buyer—the…

Should Divorced Women Consider Mutual Funds?

Thursday, 13 December 2007 15:04
Does investing in mutual funds make sense? For busy women juggling divorce, jobs, children, and dating, the answer might be a resounding "yes".Mutual funds have come a long way since 1924 when three Boston executives launched the first fund. Within…
Turning your financial situation around after your divorce takes discipline and smarts, but the most important move is always the first step. But like anything in life, especially with the travails of…

HELOC vs. Fixed Loan

Wednesday, 20 October 2010 05:40
In my last post, I wrote about a divorced woman whose debt was piling up. She wanted to hold onto her marital home but things kept breaking down and, of course, everything requires routine maintenance. That's just life ...

Post-Divorce Hurdles Of Homeownership

Tuesday, 12 October 2010 08:10
Through divorce and property settlements, women sometimes end up as the sole owners of homes that they previously owned jointly with their spouses. Women are frequently happy when this happens,&

Declaring Bankruptcy After Divorce

Thursday, 27 January 2011 11:39
It's bad enough that we might be digesting the "d-word" (divorce), it's an entirely different challenge to be faced with the b-word — yes bankruptcy. It even sounds hard coming out, right? Well, unfortunately, many women who are